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Q: Reset My Laptop

I have an old Toshiba laptop and it is unusable and I was wondering if there was a way to factory reset it without a disk.

Model # - psk2cu-s5150

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A: Reset My Laptop

I believe there's a partition that contains the OEM setup, but you need a CD (any) and to recover from the Restore partition

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My laptop was running slow so I thought I would do a hard reset since I didn't have any important files on it. So I reset it and I got a blue screen error, then a listing screen with a popup box saying there was an error or my computer restarted and I should press OK to install. I found a solution online to get past the popup box, I don't remember what it was though, but now my laptop is stuck in a state of constant reboot. It goes like this:Blue HP Logo with loading circle,Black screen,Blue HP Logo,Installing and configuring Windows install screen that doesn't move past 64%,And then black screen. This process constantly repeats.Please help.

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I used the media profile to download Windows 10 to a USB and everything worked fine but now there's another problem. My laptop was working after reinstalling Windows, but then I shut my laptop over and went away for ten minutes or so and I've came back to a black screen with no display at all. The white LED is on so my laptop is on. It has around 40% charge in it as of typing this. The screen is unresponsive. Please help again but thank you for helping me fix the first issue.

A:Re: I hard reset my laptop, error occurred and now my laptop...

Hi @kirsty_mcq17, Thanks for the update on your situation. I understand that you are now having issues with the display being blank and the system unresponsive. Have you tried doing a hard reset since the system stopped responding? If the system will not boot into Windows normally, let me know if you get any errors. You can also try using Safe mode. Once you are able to log back in, please make sure you download the latest HP drivers and Windows Updates. From what you described, it sounds like the system may have gone into sleep or hibernate mode. This document will take you through troubleshooting possible issues with those features. If you feel this post has answered your question, take a moment to click Accept as Solution. Thanks!

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PLEASE HELP: A few days ago my laptop wasn't working very well. I was exploring my options and decided to reset it. I tried this and it told me there was an issue resetting it, so I tried resetting it again. Now the laptop will not fully turn on. It turns on and displays the hp logo then the screen goes blank. After a few minutes the hp logo displays again. All the function keys work but I can't find a solution. Could it just be the fan? Please help, my laptop is my life. The laptop is an HP Stream Model: 11-r010nr

A:Reset laptop, now laptop isn't working

Try holding the Esc key down while booting and the press F11 to run the system recovery.  If this does not work, you might have to boot from a recovery USB to restore the laptop.  If you did not create one, you can order one from HP.  If this has Windows 10 on it, you can also do a fresh install using the downloadable installation media from Microsoft.

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from the bios setup menu, can someone show me step by step? It' a toshiba.

A:Can I reset my laptop entirely?

What do you mean by "Can I reset my laptop entirely?" Do you want to recover windows? I've never seen it done from the BIOS, however when you boot your computer either before the BIOS screen it should give you options to recover windows.

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Help, so i reset my laptop to factory, deletes all the data since i got it off of someone else. Now.it has been stuck on installing windows at 67% configuring settings 10% for well over twelve hours. This morning around 6 it was complete and i restarted it and went right back to installing windows. Mind you its a brand new laptop a month old if that. I have no idea what to do.

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Hi ,
My lap is frozen and I do not know how to reset it, it has windows XP. I do not know much about laptops.
 

A:How to reset a laptop?

On mine I just depress the "on" button & hold it there until it shuts down.

Then I can depress the button once it is off--- to turn it on.

Happy New Year
letchworth
 

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Hello there,

I'd like to restore my computer from A image file but when I do it tells me to create a System Repair Disc
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Many thanks in advanced,

A:How Do I Reset My Laptop?

Hello Adil,

Just to clarify, did you mean that you wanted to do a factory recovery/restore to restore your preinstalled Windows 7 back to factory conditions, or to do a system image recovery with a system image that you created?

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A:How do I reset laptop???

Quote:





Originally Posted by tubby2


how do I stop my laptop receiving emails intended for the previous owner




Hello tubby2,

This is an old thread.

What email client are you using (outlook,outlook express,thunderbird,etc) ?

Just open the email client and delete the user email profile.

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Hi This is desktops, perhaps repost in the Notebooks section. Also if you could better describe what you want to achieve by the term 'RESET'. Is there a particular problem and you want a re-install which protects your current data?



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http://www.techsupportforum.com/har...port/162525-laptop-recovery-instructions.html you will lose all data !!!!
 

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A:How do i reset laptop???

A couple of things:

Log-in with the account you just created. Go to Start, settings, Control Panel, User Accounts. Click on the name/account and click remove.

If the above doesn't work... Re-boot laptop, press F2 until you get to a black screen. Go to Safe Mode (using the UP Arrow key) Here you'll be logged-in as the Administrator. Follow the above procedure starting from "Go to Start, Control Panel..."

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Hello I'm Timothy My Asus laptop is not booting up and directly takes me to the blue screen with quot Choose an option quot I attempted to reset it and I keep getting errors saying a problem occurred and couldn't complete the task I have no Cannot laptop reset my images discs or restore points to roll back to I've tried Sfc scannow multiple times and every time it says it has fixed problems and will appear on next reboot every time I use it I should also note that it does this fairly fast as it's known to take a pretty long time Startup repair fails taking me back to the blue screen as does refreshing it saying a problem has occurred like in the reset I'm hoping there's some hope for me Maybe some command prompt tricks or UEFI settings you guys Cannot reset my laptop are my only hope thank you all for your help I have an Asus notebook PC Intel Inside Windows Ram gb X M It was on my box I think it's the model number I'm not very experienced in this field Please tell me what else you'll need and I'll be happy to get it for you I wasn't fully sure but I put it into the drivers and hardware section tell me if I have to put it elsewhere because no ones responding - Again thanks for your help in advance

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A:How to power reset 840 G3 laptop

Hi, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Welcome! I am not 100% sure if I understand you but I'll try to help. As mentioned by you and as confirmed by the product's manual, it comes with non-removable fixed battery. May be you want to perform hard reset to power off the computer >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NJQM8vJa9Q Why do you want to perform this you write about ? Is there some issues with Windows ? If so, have you tried restarting it (instead of Shut down) ?  Because in Windows 8/8.1/10 this process is by default different from what it was in Windows XP/Vista/7.

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Can anyone help?  It shouldn't be this hard? Its an Inspirion 15 3000 series (3558 to be exact)

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A:How to factory reset laptop?

 How are you arriving at those 2 options? Are you using Recovery Manager? Windows 7 Recovery:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01867418 Creating Recovery Media >> Windows 7 

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Can you do a system restore previous to the Norton install?

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A:Can't open my laptop after I reset it

P.s the loading sign was there after the logo was gone

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Boot your machine into safemode and perform a system restore.

Or try a startup repair from recovery console or system restore from recovery console.

How to use the Windows 7 System Recovery Environment ...

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A:Laptop - Factory Reset

Hello. Okay, you have Windows 10 on PC. Don't know if you did upgrade. Have you backed up your stuff? Go to this Microsoft site and use Media Tool to download Windows 10. Install or try recovery options.  The Grzy   

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What happened immediately preceding this? Did you use a software program to possibly set a hard drive password? It could also be a BIOS/User password. If you go into the BIOS Setup, use your Tab and arrow keys to find Security information and see if there is an Administrator/System or User password. If someone else has physical access to your computer, check and see if he/she might have changed something.

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A:Can't open my laptop after I reset it

P.s the loading sign was there after the logo was gone

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One day, I logged on my laptop and it popped up something and it said,
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I went online on my phone and I searched up the error and it had no results on the Error.

The problem is that I can't login, or reboot.
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Can anyone help?
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A:how can i factory reset my Laptop

Acer normally has a click here to begin that process under a certain subdirectory. Because my Acers no longer carry that hidden partition or the acess menu -- I can't remember where that menu was. c:\program files or c:\program files (x86) might be places to start, if such have not been overwritten yet.

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If you are regularly suing a Windows laptop It s always a good idea to password protect it even if you are its aole user If you forgot your password at any time you will need to reset it You need to create a password reset disk being able to reset your password If you know your password but you just need to change it for security purpose you can How on a reset a password to laptop do that quickly as well Today I want to introduce the easy and simple way for you Create Password Reset Disk Turn on your laptop Insert a USB flash drive or download other password key take windows password key for example http www lostwindowspassword com According to Microsoft you can only create one if you are a local user If your computer is on a network or domain an administrator must reset your password Click the quot Start quot buttom Click quot Control Panel quot quot Open quot user Accounts and Family Safety quot Click quot User Accounts quot On the left-hand side click quot Browse quot to browse Windows Password Key image file The file is usually located as the default Follow the instrution When completed then you can access if you need to reset your password Reset password Turn on your laptop and log in to Windows If you cannot log in because you enter the wrong password Windows will show a message that you entered an incorrect password Click quot OK quot Click quot Reset Password quot Insert your password reset disk drive Follow the instruction in the Password Reset wizard This will allow you to create a new password Log in to Windows with the new password You can use the How to reset a password on a laptop same password reset disk any time if you need to reset your password Change Password Turn on your laptop and log in to Windows Press Ctrl Alt Delete A new screen will appear that gives you several options Click quot Change a Password quot Type in your old password Type in a new password Type your new password again Press Enter Write down your new password and keep it in a safe place or remember by your heart nbsp

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A:Laptop CMOS reset?

Go to http://support.dell.com/support and then to drivers and downloads, enter your service tag number from the bottom of your laptop.
You can also click on Technical Support there to get a copy of your original configuration if you do not know it.
Then download the BIOS file: BR114952 for a floppy disk install, or I2200A07 or I2200A07.txt.
Read all the instructions, then go ahead to install. it is pretty safe compared to most other brands.
Also download and install your chipset drivers if your computer was built before 01/17/2006. In fact, I would download and install all drivers with release dates more recent than your purchase.
But be aware that you could have both defective hard drive and defective CD-Rom drive.
 

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A:i can not hard reset my laptop

Hello, Your PC came with Windows 8.1. The Win 10 upgrade killed the recovery partition. You need an HP Recovery disc set . The Grzy

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A:I need to factory reset my laptop

Hi, The 3 main methods are detailed in the following link. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03489643 Regards, DP-K

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any suggestion?
 

A:How to reset Toshiba laptop

You do have it powered and not on battery??
 

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A:How did my laptop keep the same background after a factory reset?

Originally Posted by Morgen Long This isn't really a problem, more of a curiosity. I tried to ask this once but my question kind of disappeared into the void. So I factory reset my asus laptop with windows 10 just a few days ago. About 10-15 minutes ago I noticed (ashamed that I didn't notice this sooner) that my background picture was the exact same as before the factory reset. This is a picture that I downloaded from my Facebook and set as my background. There's no sign of this picture still being saved. It's not in the Pictures file or anywhere else that I can find. So I'm just wondering how/why is it still the background picture even though it should have been deleted when I reset my laptop? It's because you have a setting attached to your Microsoft account to sync personalization settings. So things like lockscreen settings, background settings, and theme settings are all attached to the account. Since you use the same Microsoft account to log into the laptop after you reset it, it used the personalization settings associated with that account.

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A:How do I reset my laptop to its factory settings?

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A:Need Serous Help......Need To Factory Reset Laptop

You might try this if you can get to the screen: Unable to refresh or reset PC after Automatic Repair fails in Windows 8

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/50138-need-serous-help-need-factory-reset-laptop.html
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A:How to I reset my new Envy laptop password

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A:reset owner samsung laptop

Control Panel, User Account.
Create a new account with your name.
Logoff the current account and login with you new account.
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A:How do I factory reset my Dell laptop?

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A:Factory reset on Acer laptop

That sounds like an extraordinary length of time. Should be a lot shorter. Is your laptop plugged in? Trying to do that on battery could extend its time dramatically.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/factory-reset-on-acer-laptop.1095188/
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A:Laptop won't update, reset, or backup.

Similar problem with Dell XPS 8300 (Win 7 converted to 10).  For months it's been the spinning wheel on a black screen that won't complete. Usually resolved by restarting many, many times. Neither Dell nor Windows diagnostics suggest a problem. A particularly persistent set of hangups occurred yesterday. This morning, a restart has produced a persistent gray "Getting windows ready, don't turn off your computer" screen. I'll see where it goes.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19995889
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recently i upgraded my acer laptop to windows 10 .After using for a week and so i starting having problems with it my disk usage started showing 100% although i was not doing any task.
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A:How to i reset my laptop to factory setting

The process is different among the different brands and not having an Acer can't advise as to what theirs is. However, if you have nothing on it you want to keep you should be able to continue with a full factory restore, should be a prompt to do so. I've found in a similar situation that having made the discs when prompted was easier than doing it from a backup process.

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A:Gericom ERG Laptop Factory Reset

Reset what? The only thing you can reset is the bios. Please provide more information about what you are trying to accomplish. Thanks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/gericom-erg-laptop-factory-reset.492974/
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A:Laptop Battery Reset/Restart

The only way to reset the "memory" on the battery is to completely drain it.
Unfortunately,draining it once a week has probably worn it out.
Should only drain it when it shows signs of not fully charging.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-battery-reset-restart.719483/
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A:Laptop still won't turn on after hard reset

Hi there @PaulaEmde,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, both from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that your notebook is not powering up. I am happy to help with this. When it is plugged in do you see a charging LED lit?When you try to power it on, is there any sound of the unit starting, like the fans spinning or the sound of the hard drive spinning up?Do you have another power adapter available that you can try?Have you tried a different electrical outlet?Do you have a direct power connection, or are you using a power bar, or UPS? For now give these a try, and let me know the results and the answers to my questions. Hopefully one of these will resolve the issue, but if not, the answers may help to localize the cause.Using and Testing the AC Power AdapterHP Notebook PCs - Computer does not start (Windows 8)Improving Battery Performance (Windows 8, 7, Vista)

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A:How to reset My Dell laptop password

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
If you are talking about the operating system password then you can do a factory rest or reinstall the operating system ( note that there will be data loss)
In case of the BIOS password then kindly write to us @DellcaresPro on twitter or Delltechcenter on facebook.
Kindly private message the service tag and email address .
Thanks
Robin

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19983913
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A:How to factory reset vaio laptop

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Thanks
 

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A:I forgot my password and had to reset laptop

Michael510 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about problems resetting your laptop and wanted to help -- but need more information. If you can, please follow the directions in this link to find the detailed product number of your PC: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03754824?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0001If that is not possible, then look for a sticker on the PC that includes the product number and post that here.  If the battery is removable, the sticker is likely to be in the battery compartment. I see you're running Win10.  Did the PC come preinstalled with Win10? Or, did you upgrade it from a prior OS to Win10?  If you did the upgrade, how long ago was that, and what was the prior OS? If there was a prior OS, were you trying to reset it to the prior OS, or were you trying to reset it to Win10? We can proceed once you provide the information.Thanks

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A:Factory reset laptop, now have new problem.

Also like to add i have sent the laptop for repair under warrenty through which i have had the motherboard and wireless card replaced. i did not check however then if the system information was correct.

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A:Reset factory laptop settings

Have you still got the disc's that came with it one being a restore disc?

This might help
http://www.ehow.com/how_4516086_reset-dell-computer.html

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins1000/en/Y69601LRs.pdf
owners manual
 

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A:My laptop shuts down during system reset.

if you are resetting to factory condition , then chrome should not be on the PC

how did you do the reset ?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-laptop-shuts-down-during-system-reset.1171324/
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A:help: need to reset bios, HP laptop dead

What's the complete model number of that HP G70?
There should be a dash and additional characters after G70 that comprises the complete model number.

What's the exact part/product number(P/N) on it?

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A:I was given a laptop and not able to reset back to factory d...

Hi, You can access the recovery manager at boot by tapping away at f11 as soon as you power on -Recovery Partition which can be accessed at boot - A full guide on this can be found on the following link. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01867418 Regards, DP-K

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A:Hard reset laptop, OS deleted

Hi, As long as the previous installation of Windows 10 had activated Ok after the upgrade from 7, you can just create your own Windows 10 installation media and perform a clean installation as detailed in the guide on the following link.  Note: At the activation screen, select 'I don't have a Product key' - Windows will activate automatically once the installation has completed. http://www.howtogeek.com/224342/how-to-clean-install-windows-10/ Regards, DP-K

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A:Laptop won't power up and can't factory reset

Hello!  You can go here to download the restore media for your computer to USB or DVD and then restore your computer to factory settings.  

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19994082
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Dear citro?n. It's an Acer...What did you expect Lenovo? Yes they can take some time...

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A:Is it possible to reset my windows 8 laptop without disks?

Yes, you can use RESET.

How to do a Reset:
Reset Windows 8

   Information

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8





You can use the OEM version of
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
   Warning
Deleting the Recovery Partition is NOT RECOMMENDED


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

You can order the Microsoft official OEM Recovery disks from the OEM manufacturer's website.

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 Windows 7 Recovery: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01867418  Also see: Creating Recovery Media > Windows 7 

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On most Sony models, holding alt + F10 at boot will start the factory restore process Let me knowNote: All datas will loss during reset!Also read this.. Sony vaio factory resetHope it helps

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It is against Forum rules to help with circumventing passwords.

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A:How to reset a Laptop Hard disk password

SORRY, you'll have to read the tech guy forum rules on this one. No one here can supply Information on unlocking passwords etc. We cannot verify your reasons for doing so!
 

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